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Youth Activities Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 902001BR Location Shipboard Business Disney Cruise Line Date posted Jan. 09, 2022

Job Summary:

Every day at Disney Cruise Line we take pride in bringing the magic of Disney to life. We find joy in creating cherished memories and form genuine connections with our guests. We hold each other to the highest degree and always act responsibly while ensuring the safety of fellow crew and guests. United by our Disney values, we work toward excellence in all we do. As a part of our team, you can live and work in a diverse and inclusive environment amidst a professional and supportive community. If you are ready to create unforgettable experiences and grow as a person and as a professional, apply today.

As a Youth Activities Manager you will provide leadership to a portion of the Youth Activities team. Oversee the implementation and handling of the daily operations and the guest experience for all youth spaces.

You will report to the Manager of Youth Activities

Level: 2 Stripe Officer


  • Implement and handle the daily operation for 2-3 youth spaces catering to children between 12 weeks of age to 17 years of age, onboard and on Castaway Cay

  • Provide leadership and development, communication and recognition for all direct reports

  • Ensure cleanliness of all youth areas to United States Public Health (USPH) and Disney standards, ensuring crew are trained and procedures are managed daily

  • Ensure safe operation of all events and programs within Youth Activities by conducting daily safety checks

  • Oversee children's and teen navigator (daily schedule of onboard events), and daily line schedules for crew

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum four years recent experience in a high-volume child care operation in a recreational, camp or leisure setting

  • Minimum three years of current or previous management experience in a related field leading and motivating a large team

  • Experience managing complex policies and detailed operational procedures

  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Willingness to live and work onboard one of our vessels for a certain length of time

  • Can work a seven-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off

  • Can follow Disney Cruise Line appearance guidelines

  • Appreciate diversity among guests and crew

Additional Information:

This is a shipboard role.

Benefits offered year-round, on contract and off-contract, as long as return contract is signed, including Major Medical Coverage, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and Retirement Savings Plan Option

You must:

  • Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a Disney Cruise Line vessel

  • Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency responsibilities and associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan

  • Be willing to uphold the general safety management responsibilities as specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control

  • If applicable, be willing to share a confined cabin with other crew members and appreciative of working and living in a multicultural environment that has strict rules and regulations

Your Responsibilities:

  • Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this)

  • Complete a pre-employment medical

  • Obtain a criminal background check

  • Bring approved work shoes

Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.

About Disney Cruise Line:

A leader in the cruise industry, Disney Cruise Line provides a setting where families can reconnect, adults can recharge and children can experience all the magic that Disney has to offer. Guests can sail out of ports around the world on exciting itineraries to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Alaska and Europe, among others. Aboard the fleet of four ships – the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy – and Disney’s private island paradise in the Bahamas - Castaway Cay, crew members provide guests with unparalleled service, enchanting storytelling and immersive family entertainment that only Disney can deliver.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Magical Cruise Company, Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Cruise Line.

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